Finnur Fridi 1452

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Finnur Fridi (FOFF)
Cruise identifier1452
Cruise period2014-07-07 — 2014-07-15
Port of departureTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Port of returnTórshavn, Faroe Islands
ObjectivesAssess the stock of Northeast Atlantic mackerel by swept area trawl survey method (International Ecosystem Summer Survey in the Nordic Seas, IESSNS) in July 2014. Three parties (Iceland, Faroes and Norway) with four vessels (one research vessel and three commercial trawlers) take part in the survey, coordinated by the Working Group of International Pelagic Surveys (WGIPS) in ICES. The aim is to use the results in the assessment of mackerel by the Working Group on Widely Distributed Stocks (Blue Whiting, NEA Mackerel, horse mackerel, and Norwegian spring spawning Herring) [WGWIDE] in August 2014.
Chief scientistHoegni H Debes (Faroe Marine Research Institute)
ProjectInternational Ecosystem Summer Survey in the Nordic Seas (IESSNS)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCFinnur Fridi 1452 NPRC finnurfridi_1452.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSeas around Faroe Islands. 57 00N - 67 00N, 02 00E - 14 00W
Track chartsFinnur Fridi 1452 cruise track — finnurfridi_1452trk.pdf (0.13 MB)